Education

Agua Fria district reports 38 COVID cases after one week in-person

Posted 8/10/21

The Agua Fria Union High School District has reported 33 active COVID-19 cases on district schools.

Classes have been in session for one week. Freshman students returned for the fall semester on …

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Agua Fria district reports 38 COVID cases after one week in-person

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This story is being updated as new data becomes available. Last updated August 10 at 12 p.m.

The Agua Fria Union High School District has reported 36 active COVID-19 cases at district schools and a department site, as of Tuesday. 

23 students and 13 staff members have tested positive.

Classes have been in session for a little over one week. Freshman students returned for the fall semester on Aug. 2 and all grades returned to school Aug 3. The reported COVID case data is from Aug. 2 to Aug. 6.

READ: Agua Fria district announces COVID readiness plan

Cases by campus:

  • Desert Edge: Nine total cases reported; seven students and two staff members
  • Agua Fria: Nine total cases reported; four students and five staff members
  • Canyon View: Six total cases reported; two students and four staff members
  • Millennium: Seven total cases reported; all reported cases are students
  • Verrado: Five total cases reported; four students, one staff member
  • Department site: Two total cases reported; both cases were staff members

There were no cases reported for Coldwater Academy and New Directions schools.

Click the colored pins on the map below to see COVID case details by campus.

The Agua Fria Union High School District operates five high schools and two alternative programs in the cities of Goodyear, Avondale, Waddell, Buckeye and Glendale, serving about 8,700 students.

The community transmission level in the district is considered high, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. There are nearly 289 cases per 100,000 people—a 20.52% percent positivity rate as of Aug. 5.

The district reports COVID-19 cases on a dashboard on the district website. The site states that data is updated every Friday at 3 p.m. but on Friday Aug. 6, the data had not been updated since the previous semester and the dashboard disappeared from the site over the weekend.

The updated COVID numbers appeared on the site Monday morning. The district now appears to be updating case numbers each day. 

Click here to access the district’s COVID-19 dashboard.

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